QND open house scheduled for Sunday
Education

QND open house scheduled for Sunday

Quincy Notre Dame High School will have its annual open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday.

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Palmyra schools to bump up security in wake of reported threat
Education

Palmyra schools to bump up security in wake of reported threat

The Palmyra School District was planning to have an additional police presence at local schools Tuesday because of a reported verbal threat made by a student last week.

Missouri bill would require college students to pass civics test
Education

Missouri bill would require college students to pass civics test

Do you know how many U.S. senators there are, amendments in the Constitution, or who is in charge of the executive branch? Those are the types of questions higher education students would be required to answer in order to graduate if a Missouri lawmaker's

QND Pommers win state title for seventh consecutive time
Education

QND Pommers win state title for seventh consecutive time

Emma Schlepphorst followed her older sister Alyssa onto the Quincy Notre Dame Pom Pon Squad, but set a goal to do even better.

Rauner's pension shift proposal 'financially devastating' to QPS
Education

Rauner's pension shift proposal 'financially devastating' to QPS

Quincy Public Schools Superintendent Roy Webb says a proposal by Gov. Bruce Rauner to shift pension costs to local schools would be "financially devastating" to the district. "It's not in our budget at all. It's not projected to be in our budget at all," Webb said. "It would be very tough for Quincy Public Schools to try to take that on."

New $3,000 award offered to MACC students who transfer to MU
Hannibal News

New $3,000 award offered to MACC students who transfer to MU

The University of Missouri has announced a new cost-saving incentive for transfer students from Moberly Area Community College, which has a location at 190 Shinn Lane in Hannibal.

Education

Local schools concerned about missed Missouri Board of Education meetings

The Missouri Board of Education has lacked a quorum since early January when Gov. Eric Greitens withdrew, then resubmitted, five appointees. The lack of members has caused the board to miss two of 11 meetings scheduled for this year.

Farmer donates grant money to Liberty music program
Education

Farmer donates grant money to Liberty music program

The Liberty School District's music program is reaching for a high note with new classes -- and some help from a local farmer who won a $2,500 grant through America's Farmers Grow Communities.

Education

Palmyra superintendent reiterates concerns about charter school, voucher bills

The Palmyra School Board heard an update this week on some state legislative initiatives that pose a financial worry for Superintendent Kirt Malone.

QHS to perform 'On the Bridge at Midnight'
Arts

QHS to perform 'On the Bridge at Midnight'

Quincy Senior High School will begin presenting "On the Bridge at Midnight" this week. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday in the Quincy High School Theatre. Tickets are $7 for students and $10 for adults.